KIRKBY-IN-FURNESS, CUMBRIA, ENGLAND — Burlington Stone, which offers a range of unique British stones that are extracted from its quarries and manufactured into a diverse range of natural stone products in the heart of the English Lake District, is continuing to go from strength to strength, with an increase in turnover for the fourth year in succession.

Tony Gear
Tony Gear (right) has joined Burlington Stone’s
U.S. team, which includes Phil Harding (left).

With the growth in the business, Burlington Stone is investing in the expansion of its U.S. market by employing a new sales manager specifically to work the eastern seaboard. Tony Gear, recently recruited to Burlington, will join Phil Harding and Fiona Cameron. 

With an aim to work more directly with specifiers and clients, Gear will endeavor to balance direct specified products while maintaining longstanding relationships with distributors.

Gear has joined Burlington Stone after gaining over 25 years experience in the resin flooring industry.  “ I am looking forward to this new challenge and the exciting opportunity to play a part in continuing to grow the business for Burlington Stone in the U.S.,” he said.